On Thursday, the U.S. government ordered family members of employees at its embassy in Venezuela to leave as the nation’s political crisis deepened ahead of a controversial vote critics contend will end democracy in the oil-rich country.
Vladimir Kara-Murza was late to our interview because he was at the hospital, receiving treatment for being poisoned. Again. He’s not a spy, he’s not KGB—he’s just a journalist and political activist, and not really all that threatening.
- Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Ramzan Kadyrov, the leader of Chechnya, gave a rare interview to a media outlet in the United States that aired Tuesday, and what he said is taking many aback… While speaking to HBO’s Real Sports , Kadyrov denied that gay people are humans, that they exist in his region , and that his government regularly detains or tortures them, despite ample reports to the contrary .
Eric Ziegler, 38, didn’t do a good enough job teaching his son Christopher to wash his hands after going to the bathroom. So the State of Oregon put the boy in foster care. That’s not the only reason the government intervened. But a lengthy story by Samantha Swindler in The Oregonian doesn’t shy away from the awful, outrage-inducing truth: The state has taken a couple’s children away not because they’re abusing or neglecting the kids but because it thinks the parents aren’t smart enough to raise them properly.
The Saudi Kingdom is still leading the boycott of Qatar over its support for extremist Islamic groups . However, the Kingdom has not stopped pursuing threats at home with an attack launched against a historic fort. Saudi police are searching for this woman who has shocked the Kingdom by posting images of herself wearing a miniskirt in public.
The Declaration of Independence used to be read aloud at public gatherings every Fourth of July. Today, while all Americans have heard of it, all too few have read more than its second sentence. Yet the Declaration shows the natural rights foundation of the American Revolution, and provides important information about what the founders believed makes a constitution or government legitimate.